Business Services


Charles County is an ideal location for companies offering high-value professional and business services. Accounting firms, administrative and business support services, consulting firms, and back office operations benefit from the County’s central location in the DC Metro area, its highly educated workforce, and availability of commercial spaces. One of the fastest growing communities in the state of Maryland, Charles County has access to all major metros in the area, as well as national and international markets. Charles County’s population is diverse and young, with an average median age of 38.4 and more than 27 percent with four year degrees. The County is experiencing rapid growth thanks to its high quality of life, moderate cost of living, recreational opportunities, and access to major metros. Office lease rates in the County are nearly 40 percent lower than the DC Metro average.

Quick Facts

  • Office lease rates in Charles County are nearly 50% lower than the DC Metro average.
  • Charles County provides companies with access to more than 10 million people within a two-hour drive.

At A Glance

  • More than 1.5 million workers within a 45-minute commute.
  • Well located for national and international markets.
  • Strong existing local pool of high-demand occupation.
  • Young and diverse population base with high rate of educational attainment.

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The Maryland Small Business Development Center: Business Support for Every Stage

Published: Monday, April 24, 2017

The SBDC offers training and counseling services to local businesses at all stages of growth. From the earliest stages of business planning, to preparing for business sale or exit strategy, the SBDC provides a range of resources.

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“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development